Category :Tips and Tricks

Marketing Basics – 10 Questions you should be asking of your marketing

Marketing isn’t easy for a business to manage. Unless you have people who have been trained in the profession of marketing, how do you know the marketing you are planning to do is going to...

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Social Media Tips for the Time Poor

We live in an age where social media can sweep people to the presidency and destroy businesses by a mistaken post going viral. To stay on people's ‘radar’ you have to pop up in their...

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Robs Handy Tricks – Using Microsoft’s Powerpoint as a quick and dirty design tool

You need to make a quick flyer or business card but you don’t have a desktop publishing application on your computer to make it. It’s a one off job and you don’t want to buy...

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Going cheap can cost you more

Everyone has a limited marketing budget. Doesn’t matter if you are just a one person operation or a multinational corporation, everyone has only so much to spend on their marketing and so wants to get...

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Common Questions About Paper

We get asked a lot of questions about different areas about printing. It can be a confusing or somewhat arcane subject matter for those outside the industry. There are a several that get asked time...

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Understanding Designer Proofs

So you’ve received a proof of your brand new business card or flyer design from us and are not quite sure how it’s meant to look when the job is done. We don’t blame you...

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Things you need to do to ensure to get the best from Copy Express

We like to think that we give pretty great service here at Copy Express. Our focus of being a ‘business partner’ to you and not just treating you as another job means that we try...

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Do you still need Business Stationery in the internet age?

This month we are talking about how business stationery can be a really useful marketing tool for any business. I can already hear about half of you saying ‘What is the point of even worrying...

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Robs List of Free Stuff 2017 Edition

As a designer working in the small business end of the marketplace, I’ve come to realise that most people don’t have a lot of money to spend on marketing. So over the years I’ve built...

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Being prepared for the unexpected in your marketing

The simple fact of business is that no matter what you do, you operate at the mercy of forces outside of your control. Suppliers might go out of business or drop product lines you rely...

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Are you prepared for the Summer Holidays?

The last thing you want to think about is things like the summer break while you are still trying to get ready for Christmas. This where you are very much mistaken. The change in people's...

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Dealing with Big PDFs

We print and copy a lot of architectural and engineering plans here at Copy Express. Most of our clients come to us to get them printed because while pdfs are great to send around to...

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How can NCR Books work for you

NCR (No Carbon Required) Books are one of the more interesting things we produce for our customers. We see them used still today where people use them to create recipes, invoices, work logs, and all manor...

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When things go wrong and how we can put it right for you

I’ll have to be honest here, while we try our best to produce the best printed material for your needs, sometimes things go wrong. We are human and mistakes get made. Sometimes we get more...

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Five truths about Printing

At Copy Express we consider ourselves a very flexible and dynamic small business marketing and printing service, able to cover every step of the production process of printed material from concept, design, production, to distribution....

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